BBC Sport - World Championships 2015: Shara Proctor sets British long jump record
Proctor wins silver with GB record
- From the section Athletics
Shara Proctor sets a new British long jump record with an effort of 7.07m to win silver at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.
Proctor looked set for gold until Tianna Bartoletta of the United States jumped 7.14m in the final round.
There was more disappointment for Katarina Johnson-Thompson who finished 11th with 6.63m.